Angola inmate stabbed, hospitalized

Angola inmate stabbed, hospitalized
Angola Prison (Source: WAFB)

ANGOLA, LA (WAFB) - An inmate at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola is recovering after reportedly being stabbed by another inmate Wednesday morning in Cell Block C.

The Department of Corrections reports the victim was stabbed in the back. He was taken to a hospital for what was described as a "non-life threatening" injury.

The accused inmate was moved to another part of the prison away from other inmates, the department said.

No other information was released.

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